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Old 01-09-2008, 01:00 PM   #21
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If I can't talk, I'd rather wait to go find some place where I can than to give even MORE money to the evils of t-mobile. They already own my soul, they're not getting another dime
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i never really was into texting until i got my new phone, and 200 texts was just a few bucks extra a month... soon i'm going to have to raise the texts because last month i maxed out my texts and then some.
And for me texting is nice because i HATE talking on the phone, so texting is nicer for me.

I'm not as bad as a friend of mine, she got her bill and for texting alone it was like $300 needless to say after that she got unlimited texts :P
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When I was in school I text to flirt basically . And your in contact with them all day so it was fun.
THAT right there is was makes it good, its a conversation that you can have for as long as you want, without pissing off the people around you
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different generations think completely different about this topic. you can tell who is old and who is not

OUCH!


Point taken but this is my take on it. The first time I started text messaging was when I was in the US. about 8 years agp and my cell phone bill came to $629.45 for one weeks worth of phone calls which I tired to limit. Text messaging was free for me so I started using that to save money. What I found was that one 2 minute phone call could save appoximately 5 text messages on my end and a whole lot of time. To me a phone call got to the point a lot faster. I guess if you're bored or need something to do which is not what I'm saying most are doing then it'* a source of entertainment. I don't find text messaging entertaining, a simple phone call is much.........much faster. I find text messaging far less personal.

Sorry I don't mean to offend.
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Now that more have chimmed in, it'* not so clear....
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different generations think completely different about this topic. you can tell who is old and who is not

actually after i showed my mom somewhat of how i txt. She bought us 2 new phones instead of me just using pre-pay and now we txt eachother so when im in school and she needs to talk i can.
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What I found was that one 2 minute phone call could save appoximately 5 text messages on my end and a whole lot of time. To me a phone call got to the point a lot faster. I guess if you're bored or need something to do which is not what I'm saying most are doing then it'* a source of entertainment. I don't find text messaging entertaining, a simple phone call is much.........much faster. I find text messaging far less personal.
I 100% agree.

Business = phone call
Personal = text message
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My text add up at the end of a month to be about 2000 or more but im still in school. Got to have something to keep me awake lol.
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I 100% agree.

Business = phone call
Personal = text message

I wasn't referring to Business Calls.
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Okay now boys....Andrew for the old comment. But Mark... you do seem older. Frankie Baby...do not take the old comment personal. I can testify to what you are capable of.



Back to the topic at hand. I hate texting AND I love it.

Hate it when I'm driving - it'* a distraction. Love it anywhere else - it'* convenient, you don't have to answer right away if you're busy, unlike a phone call.

Hate it when the conversation drags out - agreed that it takes longer to text that a phone call. Love it for the little quick communications like: "Mom, I made it back to college safe"

And yes...it is GREAT for flirting...at ANY age.
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